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Les Voiles 6th St. Barth 13-18 April 2015

Les Voiles 6th St. Barth

Les Voiles de St. Barth sets sail in two days, and the pre-planning is almost finished. That means we are ready to welcome some 80 participating boats, 1,200 sailors, and the 120 people it takes to help run the event. “The challenge for this type of competition is to always attract more boats from around the world, without forgetting those ...

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Sail Port Stephens Regatta 2015 ~ Strongest fleet in three years

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The annual Sail Port Stephens regatta starts tomorrow, Monday April 13, 2015 for the strongest racing fleet in three years. When the gun fires for the Commodore’s Cup three islands race in the morning, sending 40 of the more than 100 entries signed up for the week-long sailing regatta off the start line, it signals the fun and competition are ...

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MC38 Australian Championship ~ Day 2

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On day two of the 2015 MC38 Australian Championship ‘Beasho’s’ blinder turned into ‘Chappo’s’ champion effort to move Ginger into the lead by a single point. Ginger’s owner Leslie Green, tactician David ‘Chappo’ Chapman and crew scored 3,1,1,3 in the 5-8 knot ENE wind on a new course between Portuguese Beach on the national park side of Pittwater and Stokes ...

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MC38 Australian Championship ~ Nothing Green about Ginger

MC38 Australian Championship ~ Nothing Green about Ginger

MC38 Australian Championship, April 10-12 at the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club at Newport on Sydney’s northern beaches ‘Beasho’s’ blinder turned into ‘Chappo’s’ champion effort to move Ginger into the lead by a single point on day two of the 2015 MC38 Australian Championship. Ginger’s owner Leslie Green, tactician David ‘Chappo’ Chapman and crew scored 3,1,1,3 in the 5-8 knot ...

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Numarine 70 Fly

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Numarine International, the Istanbul based shipyard has been very busy increasing its range of yachts in the past 12 months, and one of those new arrivals is the smallest model in their range, the 70 Fly. Delivering the space and comfort normally only associated with much larger models, the 70 Flybridge is a culmination of Numarine’s tireless quest for market ...

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Dehler 46 makes North American debut at 2015 Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show

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For the first time in North America, the Dehler 46 was on display for the public to check out up close and personal, at the 2015 Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show, in Jack London Square. Thousands of showgoers have been the first to see the 46-foot German yacht – a head-turner on opening day of the sailing spectacular that runs ...

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Mersea Week and Mersea Town Regatta 2015

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42nd Mersea Week and Mersea Town Regatta 2015 takes place from the picturesque fishing village on Mersea Island, near Colchester in Essex. Organised and hosted by the Dabchicks Sailing Club and West Mersea Yacht Club. Mersea Week is a full week of sailing and social activities for yachts and dinghies running from 16th – 21st August 2015. Races are held ...

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Audi Melges 20s in Loano, Italy

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Audi Melges 20s arrive in great numbers for the opening Audi-Tron Sailing Series Act in Loano Around forty Audi Melges 20s will compete this weekend in Loano, Italy commencing the first act of the 2015 Audi-Tron Sailing Series, organized by B.Plan Sport&Events (BPSE) in cooperation with Melges Europe. Hosted by the Marina di Loano and its Yacht Club, the impressive ...

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One point separates top four at the Etchells National Championship

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Twenty-four Etchells took on San Diego’s infamous Coronado Roads for the opening day of the Etchells National Championship on April 10, 2015. The past few weeks have all been leading up to this, as the Etchells National Championship is the third of four regattas in the Etchells West Coast Series, hosted by the San Diego Yacht Club. San Diego provided ...

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2015 International 14- The Easter Tray – Overall report

2015 International 14- The Easter Tray - Overall report

The 2015 International 14 season kicked off last weekend with the traditional Easter Tray at Itchenor. Almost all the usual suspects were in attendance, although the absence of World Champions Glen Truswell and Sam Pascoe left the way clear for a new winner. On the morning of Good Friday, the Itchenor staging was buzzing with pre-race excitement (and dremels/cordless drills). ...

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